February 2016

March 4, 2016: VDMA-Workshop „Research & Development“ in Frankfurt/ Main

The German Engineering Federation (VDMA) is hosting a workshop on the protection of intellectual property and on competition law in the European Union, Japan and China. How can member firms, mostly medium-sized companies in the capital goods industry, protect their innovations in jurisdictions inside and outside of Europe?

Several guest speakers will help to answer these questions, among them Mr. Felix Einsel with a talk on particularities of the Japanese patent landscape.

More information on the workshop and how to register can be found on the VDMA website. Please note that the event will be held in German and further information is only available in German.

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February 19-21, 2016: Winter School on Japanese Law explained by Case Studies

Makoto Ohsugi and Robert Rauther will be presenting a case study on the protection of technical and operational know-how under Japanese law at Augsburg University’s “Winter School” which focuses on Japanese case law on February 19th, 2016.

The three-day event (February 19-21), jointly organized by the university and Japan-focused organisations like the German-Japanese Association of Jurists and the German-Japanese Society is aiming to attract participants with a profound knowledge of Japanese law as well as young professionals and law students with an interest in the topic.

More information and a registration form can be found here. Please note that the event will be held in German and further information is available only in German.

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